Patrick Cooper-McCann

Patrick Cooper-McCann

Assistant Professor

3198 Faculty Administration Building

Patrick Cooper-McCann


Urban Studies and Planning


  • Ph.D., Urban and Regional Planning, University of Michigan, 2019
  • Master of Urban Planning, University of Michigan, 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 2010

Selected publications

Cooper-McCann, Patrick. 2019. “Negotiating the Post-Industrial City.” Journal of Planning History. 18(4): 329-336. doi: 10.1177/1538513219866994.

Cooper-McCann, Patrick. 2016. “The Trap of Triage: Lessons from the ‘Team Four Plan.’” Journal of Planning History. 15(2): 149-169. doi: 10.1177/1538513215602026.

Dewar, Margaret, Matthew Weber, Eric Seymour, Meagan Elliott, and Patrick Cooper-McCann. 2015. “Learning from Detroit: How Research on a Declining City Enriches Urban Studies.” In Reinventing Detroit: The Politics of Possibility, edited by Michael Peter Smith and L. Owen Kirkpatrick, 37-56. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers.

Currently teaching

  • UP 6680 - Neighborhood Decline and Revitalization

    US 2000 - Introduction to Urban Studies


Courses taught

UP 3530 - Urban and Regional Planning

UP 5110 - Urban Planning Process

UP 6340 - Community Development

UP 6680 - Neighborhood Decline and Revitalization

UP 7500 - Master's Professional Report

UP 7990 - Directed Study

US 2000 - Introduction to Urban Studies